Gazlay Family History
 

FamilyJohn H. Latimer

Parents

Father[unknown]
Mother[unknown]

Personal Information

Record Created: 9 March 2014; Last Edited: 10 March 2014 
NameJohn H. Latimer
GenderMale
Born 17 February 1829 in Brooklyn, Kings County, New York1, 2, 3, 4
Married ca. 1858 to Esther O. Wood4
Died 2 March 1903 in Ellenville, Ulster County, New York1, 5
Buried in Pine Bush Cemetery, Kerhonkson, Ulster County, New York1

Biography

John supposedly had a lot of money. He owned property in Ellenville, N.Y., and apparently leased his farm in the Town of Rochester to his son Lewis. John owned what is known as the Colonie farm in Kerhonkson. He was a respected member of the Methodist Church in Kerhonkson (now the Federated Church of Kerhonkson).2

Family

Spouse 1FamilyEsther O. Wood
Born 13 October 1834 in New York
Married ca. 1858 to John H. Latimer
Died 3 December 1904 in Ellenville, Ulster County, New York
  
Children of John H. Latimer and Esther O. Wood:
  
+1.FamilyGertrude A. Latimer
Born ca. November 1859 in New York
Married ca. 1882 to Eugene Gordon
Died 21 January 1919
  
+2.FamilyEffie Wood Latimer
Born May 1860 in New York
Married ca. 1881 to William W. Bush
Died 3 December 1926 in Montclair, Essex County, New Jersey
  
+3.FamilySarah A. Latimer
Born March 1862 in New York
Married ca. 1886 to Harry R. Carver
  
4.FamilyLydia Latimer
Born 15 March 1865
Died 1 May 1871
  
+5.FamilyLewis J. Latimer
Born May 1867 in New York
Married ca. February 1900 to Inez Dunn
Died 2 April 1929 in Kerhonkson, New York
  
+6.FamilyEmma Bell Latimer
Born ca. October 1869 in Ulster County, New York
Married ca. 1890 to James E. Geary
Died 11 February 1936
  

Sources

  1. Find a Grave (website). Pine Bush Cemetery, Kerhonkson, Ulster County, New York, John H. Latimer, born: 17 February 1829 in Cripplebush, Brooklyn, Kings County, New York; died: 2 March 1903 in Ellenville, Ulster County, New York [from record, which provides the names and links to his wife and one daughter].
  2. Record of conversations with Maude (Bush) Gazlay during multiple visits 1968-1983; notes in possession of Lee Gazlay.
  3. U.S. Federal Census, 1880, New York, Ulster County, Wawarsing, Enumeration District 159, Page No. 16, family of John H. Latimer (51, New York); wife Esther Latimer (45, New York); daughter Gertrude A. Latimer (21, New York, dressmaker); daughter Effie Latimer (19, New York); daughter Sarah A. Latimer (18, New York); son Lewis J. Latimer (13, New York); daughter Emma B. Latimer (11, New York); servant Andrew Crumb (19, New York, labourer).
  4. U.S. Federal Census, 1900, New York, Ulster County, Wawarsing, Enumeration District 145, Sheet No. 13B, family of Harry R. Carver (40, New York, June 1859, jewelry store); wife of 14 years Sarah Carver (38, New York, Mar 1862, 3 children, 2 living); daughter Anna B. Carver (12, New York, Mar 1888); daughter Minnie M. Carver (7, New York, June 1892); [Sarah’s father] John H. Latimer (71, New York, Feb 1829, real estate); wife of 42 years Ester Latimer (65, New York, Oct 1834, 6 children, 5 living).
  5. Obituary, Kingston Daily Freeman, Kingston, New York; Access Newspaper Archive (website), 4 March 1903, John Latimer, died 2 March 1903. The article provides the names of his survivors, including his wife and five children.